Project Crawl: Vintage Craft Books

I’ve been on a collecting kick for old craft books recently. This made me wonder… “Self, what does the World Wide Web have to offer?” The answer? P-L-E-N-T-Y.


Photo courtesy of MaryjanesAttic. Make sure to check out all of her photos!

Over at Flickr: Check out this photoset, courtesy of mrspilkington! And take a look at all of these results when you search for “vintage craft books.”

Over at getcrafty: A lil’ discussion from these makers on why it’s ok to say “I like old craft books.” Good insight on some fun titles, good places to find them, and what crafting meant back in the day.

Over at Make: An entry by someone who loves collecting old book and magazine finds as much as I do.

Over on the blogs: Jess Hutch gives some thoughts on looking for crafty books in California.